Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) Is On Top of the World In Japanese IMAX ‘M:I-Ghost Protocol’ Movie Poster!


The ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ IMAX Experience premieres in Japan and the United States on December 16, 2011 and Paramount Pictures has released slightly different versions of the poster to promote the film’s IMAX release.

Both IMAX posters feature Tom Cruise as ‘Ethan Hunt’ at the top of Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and Tom really is hanging from the tallest building in the world! In the Japanese version, Tom appears to be seriously contemplating his extremely limited options as he stares down toward the ground. In the U.S. version, Tom is clinging to the side Burj Khalifa as we take in the image of the ground far below him. Very far below!

Capturing all the action as well as the panoramic views from the tallest building in the world created a unique challenge, which is why director Brad Bird was very excited that approximately 25 minutes of the film, including scenes from the Burj Khalfia, were shot with IMAX cameras. As Brad explained to the ‘Los Angeles Times, “the image quality – you can’t get that any other way … you really feel it when it’s in IMAX.”

In addition to the Japanese IMAX movie poster, Paramount Pictures also released the ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ trailer with Japanese subtitles.


The trailer reveals that lead operative, ‘Ethan Hunt’ and the IMF agency have been disavowed when the President initiates “Ghost Protocol” after they have been blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin. Operating off the grid, ‘Ethan’ and his team must find a way to clear the agency’s name.

Directed by two-time Academy Award winner Brad Bird, ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol’ stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Josh Holloway, Anil Kapoor and Léa Seydoux.

‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol premieres December 21, 2011 with an early release in IMAX theaters on December 16, 2011.

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  • Mashiro

    Ahhhh I really like all movies > <

  • Best friend

    It is awesome

  • Tricia Valadez

    I want this as a mural!  Fantastic.

  • amlan patnaik

    Waiting 4 d action 4 a long tym

  • Joseph Sasi

    mind blowing suberb tom

  • Jcpanic

    I’m an older fan.  hope I get to see new film.

  • Bhmcoronel_z18

    go!go!go idol…can’t wait to see ur new MI Ghost Protocol movie..

  • mike spencer

    Tom, simply and truly incredible.  This movie will another #1 hit in your portfolio.